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Differing visions

Thursday, January 25, 2001

Farm Bureau rep’s comment regarding the Noble County visioning program angers another county resident.

Fuel-efficient vehicles are possible

Thursday, January 25, 2001

If they can develop a small piece of plastic you use to talk to people half way around the world, then battery-operated vehicles, with small engines running generators to recharge these batteries, could produce vehicles that would travel 200 miles per gallon.

Dairy Excel: Do you know your farm’s numbers

Thursday, January 25, 2001

Northeastern Ohio Extension specialist Jim Polson wants you to sharpen your pencil this winter.

Hazard A Guess – Week of Jan. 25, 2001.

Thursday, January 25, 2001

Each week Farm and Dairy challenges readers to identify a small tool or gadget.

Hello from Hazard.

Decorative tiles always in vogue

Thursday, January 25, 2001

Decorative tiles were first in demand by the wealthy, but American craftsmen soon developed products for average households, too.

W.Va. direct marketing conference spotlights diversification opportunities

Thursday, January 25, 2001

The West Virginia Direct Marketing Association’s annual conference will be held at the Ramada-Downtown in Wheeling Feb. 2 and 3.

Tackle these touchdown tidbits

Thursday, January 25, 2001

Here’s some Super Bowl weekend trivia for you: Did you know the phrase “back to square one” has its roots in football?

Science textbook errors speak volumes

Thursday, January 25, 2001

A new examination of some of the most widely used middle school physical science textbooks has found texts with egregious errors.

Pa. to build new livestock center

Thursday, January 25, 2001

The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture recently released $5.6 million for the construction of a new Pennsylvania Livestock Evaluation Center.

Opera classes feature guest presenters

Thursday, January 25, 2001

Canton series on the opera is a great opportunity for music lovers to learn more about the opera.

Not enough signatures for beef referendum

Thursday, January 25, 2001

The USDA announced Jan. 17 that not enough valid petitions were received to require a referendum on the beef checkoff.

Judge halts termination of pork checkoff

Thursday, January 25, 2001

A federal judge in Michigan has temporarily stopped the pork checkoff from getting dismantled.

How many presidents were Methodists?

Thursday, January 25, 2001

George W. Bush is only the third president officially recognized by the Encyclopedia of World Methodism as a Methodist when he took the oath of office.

Holstein USA CEO resigns

Thursday, January 25, 2001

Stephen R. Kerr, executive secretary and CEO of Holstein Association USA, submitted his resignation to the association board last week.

Fuel-efficient vehicles are possible

Thursday, January 25, 2001

If they can develop a small piece of plastic you use to talk to people half way around the world, then battery-operated vehicles, with small engines running generators to recharge these batteries, could produce vehicles that would travel 200 miles per gallon.

Exhibit tells history of fire fighting

Thursday, January 25, 2001

A new exhibit at the Arms Family Museum of Local History in Youngstown outlines the history of firefighting in the Mahoning Valley from the formation of its earliest companies to the present.

Early 2001 hog prices will dip, but fall prices harder to predict

Thursday, January 25, 2001

If hog slaughter increases 4 percent to 5 percent this fall, compared to fall 2000, widening spreads between live hog and wholesale pork values will likely result in Iowa-southern Minnesota hog prices averaging in the upper $20s.

Differing visions

Thursday, January 25, 2001

Farm Bureau rep’s comment regarding the Noble County visioning program angers another county resident.

Cows aren’t ordering takeout; they prefer to eat frozen dinners

Thursday, January 25, 2001

More beef cattle are eating frozen food this winter. And that’s good, says a University of Missouri forage specialist.

Bush’s plate may be too full for ag issues

Thursday, January 25, 2001

President Bush has so many competing priorities he’s unlikely to advocate major changes in ag policy.

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